Osiris-Rex to Chase Down Asteroid Apophis Written 26 April 2022


Artist's rendition of OSIRIS-REx | NASA

Aviation Week reports that NASA’s long-running Osiris-Rex mission “to the asteroid Bennu has received a nine-year, $200 million extension and the promise of a new name, Osiris-Apophis Explorer (Osiris-Apex), as it travels to its new second destination, Apophis, an asteroid that is to make a close approach to Earth.”
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